Toll in Jammu & Kashmir terror attack climbs to six as injured labourer dies

Police said that a labourer was critically injured in the incident and later succumbed to injuries.

Published: 30th October 2019 01:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th October 2019 01:04 PM   |  A+A-

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SRINAGAR: A labourer critically injured in the terror attack in south Kashmir's Kulgam district has succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll in the incident to six, the police said on Wednesday. Five migrant labourers from West Bengal were shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam district on Tuesday.

Police said that a labourer was critically injured in the incident and later succumbed to injuries. "All the victims hailed from Murshidabad district of West Bengal," the police said.

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The attack happened at a time when a delegation of parliamentarians from the European Union is in Kashmir to talk to locals and ask them about their experience after the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 of the Constitution.

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